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Pelham pitching in for a clean community

Posted on April 10, 2019 01:30 PM

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April 10, 2019

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham is again issuing the challenge to students, businesses, and the broader community to participate in this year’s Pitch In Week.

A nationally recognized event, Pitch In Week runs from April 22-29, encouraging residents to participate in a variety of ways, helping to keep their communities and common spaces green and clean.

“An event like this really highlights the community spirit that exists in Pelham,” said Jodi Hendriks, culture and...

Pelham Council approves operating, capital, and water and wastewater budgets

Posted on April 09, 2019 09:00 AM

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April 9, 2019

Pelham, ON – Pelham Town Council approved the 2019 operating, capital, and water and wastewater budgets, resulting in a 7.12 per cent tax increase after 2.01 per cent of new growth.

What this means to an average household assessed at $250,000 is an annual increase of $84.91 or $7.08/month; for $350,000 assessment the annual 2019 rate increase is $118.76 or $9.90/month; for $450,000 assessment the annual increase is $152.77 or $12.73/month.

The 2019 budget focuses on...

Town of Pelham receives $725,000 from provincial government

Posted on March 22, 2019 08:00 AM

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March 22, 2019

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham has received a $725,000 one-time investment from the provincial government to be allocated to municipal services.

In a letter from the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Steve Clark, it is stated that the funds are unconditional, though intended to help modernize service delivery and reduce future costs through investments in projects such as: service delivery reviews, development of shared services agreements, and capital...

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Town of Pelham reintroducing its community guide

Posted on March 14, 2019 02:30 PM

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March 14, 2019

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham is excited to announce the release of its new community guide on April 4, 2019.

After a several year hiatus, the guide has been reimagined and refined; a guide for the community by the community.

Focused on the narratives of the people who use Town services and programs, and showcasing events, festivals, and a sense of community, the “Life in Pelham” guide strays from the traditional publication Pelham produced.

“We’re trying something...

Town of Pelham receives $125,000 Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program grant

Posted on March 11, 2019 09:00 AM

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March 11, 2019

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham has received $125,000 in funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) Climate change staff grants initiative, part of the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program (MCIP).

The Town will use this funding to support a Climate Change Coordinator position, responsible for researching and recommending institutional and operational changes and providing oversight on the climate mitigation/adaption plan.

Pelham is one...

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